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2016 Summer Olympics

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  • Olympic flame goes James Bond for 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games

    Olympic flame goes James Bond for 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games
    The Olympic flame will get a high-tech makeover next summer.
  • 2 years after spying flap, US, Brazil seek to turn the page

    Two years after revelations about U.S. spying frayed ties between their countries, President Barack Obama and visiting Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff publicly closed that chapter Tuesday, declaring that the relationship between the U.S. and Brazil...

    Police replace soldiers on security duty in big Rio slum

    Police in Rio de Janeiro have finished replacing more than 2,000 soldiers who have been stationed in the Mare complex of shantytowns to improve security and drive out the drug gangs that ruled the slum for decades. The replacement process started in...

    Performance in California boosts Michael Phelps' confidence

    Performance in California boosts Michael Phelps' confidence
    In the vast scheme of Michael Phelps’ career, few people are likely to remember the just-concluded Arena Pro Swim Series meet in Santa Clara, Calif. But in the limited context of Phelps’ preparations for the 2016 Olympics, his performance this...

    Ohio State wrestler Kyle Snyder, of Woodbine, to redshirt, eyes 2016 Olympics

    Ohio State wrestler Kyle Snyder, of Woodbine, to redshirt, eyes 2016 Olympics
    Ohio State star wrestler Kyle Snyder will redshirt next season in an effort to earn a spot on the U.S. team headed to the 2016 Rio Olympics. Snyder, of Woodbine, was the NCAA runner-up at 197 pounds as a true freshman last year, helping the Buckeyes win...